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What's the difference between ovulation and early pregnancy discharge?

What's the difference between ovulation and early pregnancy discharge?

Timing, for one: Discharge from ovulation happens by definition before you are pregnant. Early pregnancy discharge, you obviously are (pregnant.) they'd happen at least 2 weeks apart. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What does pregnancy discharge look like from week 1 to 4?

What does pregnancy discharge look like from week 1 to 4?

No such thing: There is no standardized vaginal or cervical fluids. Vaginal discharge is not in any way a reliable indicator of any part of the menstrual or pregnancy situations. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me what early pregnancy discharge looks like?

Can someone tell me what early pregnancy discharge looks like?

Asked and Answered: Vaginal and cervical discharge are not in any way a reliable way to monitor the menstrual or possible pregnancy cycles. That is wives tales with no truth or reliable facts to them. None. ...Read more

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How would doctors recommend I treat pregnancy discharge?

How would doctors recommend I treat pregnancy discharge?

Well..: If this is normal vaginal discharge (white/clear) called leukorrhea - you probably can't alter it. If the discharge has an odor, you have vaginal redness/ burning/ itching etc- please let your obstetrician know so it can be assessed. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy discharge look dry?

Does pregnancy discharge look dry?

Exam: Some pregnant women have some discharge and others don't. There is not a way to describe fluid coming out of the vagina and say whether or not it is normal. An examination though can easily determine if all is ok. Schedule a visit and your doctor can test and confirm. ...Read more

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Pregnancy discharge. How will I know the dangerous discharge?

Pregnancy discharge. How will I know the dangerous discharge?

Leukorrhea: You should have a white to clear thin discharge called leukorrhea. Be concerned if bleeding as well, a foul odor, or gushing clear watery fluid. At some point late in pregnancy you may also pass your mucus plug, which is greenish brown in color usually mixed with some bloody show and if it comes out at once is about the size of the palm of your hand. ...Read more

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What does early pregnancy discharge typically look like? Would it be thick, white, and stringy?

What does early pregnancy discharge typically look like? Would it be thick, white, and stringy?

No discharge: Most women in pregnancy do not experience vaginal discharge early on. If you are seeing abnormal discharge then schedule a visit to an Obgyn for testing. There are a variety of infections that can cause abnormal discharge. Testing will determine the cause and treatment ...Read more

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White thick discharge for a week &today I woke up I had very watery clear discharge& now I have light yellow/watery thick. Early pregnancy discharge?

White thick discharge for a week &today I woke up I had very watery clear discharge& now I have light yellow/watery thick. Early pregnancy discharge?

Check a pg test.: If your period is late by 2 or more days, check a pregnancy test. If you have had unprotected sex a discharge can be due to a sexually transmitted disease. So get evaluated. Practice safe sex from now on if you don't want to become pregnant, get a disease, or both ...Read more

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Yeast infection? Possible pregnancy discharge? Or effect from going off birthcontrol? Large amounts of white thick discharge but no smell, itching.

Yeast infection? Possible pregnancy discharge? Or effect from going off birthcontrol? Large amounts of white thick discharge but no smell, itching.

Vaginitis: If there is no itching, burning, or odor, it is doubtful you have an infection. Increased discharge can be normal depending on the part of your cycle you are in. If it persists, see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Clear stretchy discharge. Late period and I do have pcos. Could this indicate pregnancy? Discharge is lng clear and oder less is discharge a symptom

Clear stretchy discharge. Late period and I do have pcos. Could this indicate pregnancy? Discharge is lng clear and oder less is discharge a symptom

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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If I got white creamy discharge ok is that ovulation or is that pregrancy please help me?

If I got white creamy discharge ok is that ovulation or is that pregrancy please help me?

Unknown: Discharge can be many things...Can be normal. Can be related to hormonal changes, ovulation, pregnancy....Other things that can cause discharge include tissue irritation, infection, foreign objects, semen, masses, growths... See a health practioner for examination a definitive answer. ...Read more

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Is mucus stringy clear discharge and cramps a sign of pregnacy. I'm supposed to be ovulating. A bit of pain in tummy when peeing?

Is mucus stringy clear discharge and cramps a sign of pregnacy. I'm supposed to be ovulating. A bit of pain in tummy when peeing?

Probably: Right around ovulation, the cervical mucous reacts to estrogen & becomes thin, clear and "stretchy". Cramping from ovulation can occur and is known as mittelschmertz. Both of these are normal signs of ovulation. Pain with urination, however, may be a sign of an oncoming bladder infection. ...Read more

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I got a yeast infection a day after ovulation, that never happened before. What could this mean? I read it could be pregnacy but I fell nomal. I'm no longer having the discharge just inching now and then. Could this be somethin

I got a yeast infection a day after ovulation, that never happened before. What could this mean? I read it could be pregnacy but I fell nomal. I'm no longer having the discharge just inching now and then. Could this be somethin

Pregnancy: Pregnancy could be a possibility. Try taking a pregnancy test. They become positive about a week after you should have begun your period. If its negative, repeat in 1 week and see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the difference between mucus released from ovulation and mucus released from pregnancy? Can you ovulate if already pregnant?

What is the difference between mucus released from ovulation and mucus released from pregnancy? Can you ovulate if already pregnant?

No: You won't ovulate if already pregnant. You can have discharge while pregnant. During one of your 1st prenatal exams, you will be checked routinely for infections that can contribute to some discharge. ...Read more

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What is the difference between discharge from sexual excitement and ovulation?

What is the difference between discharge from sexual excitement and ovulation?

Different: Physiologically lubrication from aroussal is a transudate through the walls of the woman's vagina; increased discharge with ovulation is called cervical mucus, secreted by the glands (crypts) that line the cervical canal. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference b/t discharge prior to period vs. Early pregnancy? Mine is thin and watery, clear/white. Never noticed having so much.

How can you tell the difference b/t discharge prior to period vs. Early pregnancy? Mine is thin and watery, clear/white. Never noticed having so much.

You can't: Tell if you are pregnant by checking your discharge alone. People who monitor their discharge daily to help identify when they are fertile can get good at noticing changes, but identifying what causes those changes can be very tricky. You will need to do a pregnancy test when you expect your period to start in order to find out. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had sex 4 days ago and I also ovulated that day. Now (4 days later) I have white discharge. Can this be a sign of pregnancy?

I had sex 4 days ago and I also ovulated that day. Now (4 days later) I have white discharge. Can this be a sign of pregnancy?

White discharge.: White discharge may be perfectly normal and is normal whether you are pregnant or not. ...Read more

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Bf but only pump 3x day I ovulated but did not have period only brown discharge 2 days this was 2 weeks ago but have neg pregnancy test. Why?

Unclear question: Your description of your sexual activity and timeline is not clear. If you have concern about being pregnant, you may wish to repeat the test using first morning urine and following the instructions carefully. If you do not wish to get pregnant, please use contraception for every episode of sex. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more